Interesting Facts About Drumlins

The definition of a drumlin:

 

According to The Oxford Dictionary:

Drumlin – Long oval mound of drift or diluvial formation.

According to Wikipedia:

drumlin, from the Irish word droimnín (“littlest ridge”), first recorded in 1833, is an elongated hill in the shape of an inverted spoon or half-buried egg formed by glacial ice acting on underlying unconsolidated till or ground moraine.

Drumlin pictures:

 

Drumlins explained with a drawing.

Google Earth image of drumlins in the Peterborough area. The shaded relief is a courtesy from NASA.

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